Spike Milligan

(16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002 / Ahmednagar)

Feelings


There must be a wound!
No one can be this hurt
and not bleed.

How could she injure me so?
No marks
No bruise

Worse!
People say 'My, you're looking well'
.....God help me!
She's mummified me -
ALIVE!

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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  • Rookie Resten Swondo (1/1/2010 3:33:00 PM)

    Spike Milligan always had a unique sense of humour which carries in this poem. One should see the funny side of life, and in the ordinary Spike found the absurd fascinating.
    One should think of the Goon Show as the more absurd version of this poem.
    Humour is a great restorative, particularly to something treated so seriously as spurned affection (which I assume is the object of this poem) . (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 401 Points Paul Butters (8/3/2008 8:47:00 AM)

    The serious side. Yet he can still conclude with something of a laugh. Wonderful. Paul. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sallie Howson (12/7/2007 4:25:00 PM)

    how can this poem not be in the top 500? ? it's great (Report) Reply

  • Rookie That Smile (11/26/2007 12:52:00 PM)

    This poem is really really A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!
    Thank you so much for giving us the chance to enjoy it, Mr. Milligan :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Aashish Ameya (9/4/2007 11:55:00 PM)

    good poem, thats how love hurts...... (Report) Reply

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